Kesar Almond Halwa

Ingredients (240 ml cup used)

  • 1 cup almonds
  • ¾ cup sugar (you can reduce by 2 tbsp)
  • fat pinch of saffron (optional)
  • ⅛ tsp. cardamom powder
  • ¾ cup milk (vegans can use water)
  • 4 tbsp ghee or 2 to 3 tbsp virgin coconut oil
  • few drops of rose water (optional)
Instructions
  1. Wash and soak badam in lot of water for 4 hours. peel off the skin and rinse them. If you have blanched almonds, you can skip this step and soak them for about 2 to 3 hours.
  2. Blend badam, sugar, cardamoms, saffron with milk or water to a smooth paste
  3. Heat a nonstick pan or heavy bottom pan, add half of the ghee, add the ground paste and cook till the halwa thickens, constantly stirring otherwise it will get burnt
  4. In between add few tsp ghee in intervals and stir
  5. when it reaches a desired consistency , switch off and add a spoon of ghee
  6. You can adjust the consistency, you can add more milk.
  7. serve with added pinch of Kesari Saffron

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